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Jol and Fulham's former Tottenham contingent are keen to show their north London neighbours what they might be missing

Matthäus: Great player, but terrible playboy who can't find joy as a coach

He won the World Cup but remains unloved in Germany due to erratic love life and poor managerial record

What happens when the game is up for football's empire-builders?

As Arsène Wenger is discovering, even the greatest managers run out of time when the victories stop coming

Fulham clinch place in Europa League

Fulham will play in the Europa League next season via the Premier League's Fair Play League.

Fulham in line for Europa League qualification

Fulham are in contention for an unlikely place in next season's UEFA Europa League via the Fair Play system.

Spurs must avoid repeat of Perryman's darkest nights

Own goal then red card for legend who still seethes over injustice in Madrid which left 'nasty taste'

Rangers seal memorable triumph thanks to Edu's late contribution

Sporting 2 Rangers 2 (3-3 on aggregate; Rangers win on away goals)

Jensen appointed as Kean assistant at Blackburn

Former Arsenal and Denmark midfielder John Jensen has been appointed assistant to Steve Kean at Blackburn Rovers.

Can England win the generation game?

The Under-19 boys begin their European Championship tomorrow. Can they deliver where Capello's men failed?

Ipswich to name stand after Robson

Ipswich are to rename a stand at their Portman Road ground in honour of former manager Sir Bobby Robson.

Ipswich consider new Robson tribute

Ipswich chief executive Simon Clegg has revealed the club are considering naming a stand at Portman Road after Sir Bobby Robson.

Police want water cannons to beat back city rioters

Metropolitan and Greater Manchester forces are looking at continental-style crowd-control tactics in the wake of the G20 demonstrations

Robin Scott-Elliot: Treble Irn-Brus all round as real men do battle in Ayr

View From The Sofa: Scottish League, UEFA Cup Final, BBC Alba/ITV4

'Angry’ Gibson committed to Boro

With Middlesbrough chairman Steve Gibson privately reaffirming his commitment to the club amid speculation on Teesside that his enthusiasm may have waned, and with manager Gareth Southgate talking of ‘‘wholesale changes’’ as Boro prepare for the expected drop to the Championship tomorrow at West Ham, planning at the Riverside is moving at some pace.

Wiese's slip-up hands victory to Shakhtar

Shakhtar Donetsk 2 Werder Bremen 1 (Aet; score 1-1 after 90 minutes)

10 reasons why you should watch the Uefa Cup final

The tournament's been a turn-off but, writes Glenn Moore, Werder v Shakhtar is a game you just can't afford to miss (honestly!)

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee